Trade among the Developing Countries of Africa and East Asia
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)R.K. Patil;
United Nations. Economic and Social Council;
United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa;
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This document presents information on the trade among the Developing Countries of Africa and East Asia. The study was carried out in three phases. In the first phase consisting of desk research, available information on these countries was collected from international publications. United Nations documents, journals, periodicals, reports, plan documents, etc. Detailed statistics on the foreign trade of these regions were compiled from secondary sources. In the second phase consisting of field surveys, discussion were hold with major exporters and importers, government departments, banking institutions, insurance companies, shipping companies, chambers of commerce, industry and trade associations and government trading corporations in the selected African and South-East Asian countries. The draft report was prepared at ECA headquarters on the basis of information and data collected both during desk research and field survey.